I have friends who live in arpartments and homes (not lodges or bedsits) that they own in Woodridge, Crackenback Ridge and the Village proper. Very few of them work for KT.This whole argument is a tad misleading, yeah there is a permanent population made up by people who work in the village but not all of these people own the property they live in be it lodges or bed sits.
Yep their are some well known locals who own property and live in the village, most work for kt yep their are some who don’t.
Kt do encourage the rules to an extent as there business is dependent on the accommodation being available. But equally the business requires permanent staff being on hand. I recall something in the lease that mentioned permanent residency was frowned upon but I don’t think there is a process to enforce the lease rules I.e I have two friends who own their properties and do not rent them out but they always have friends visit (funny that).
I always understood the situation to be that their are certain areas like wood ridge 2 that are less of an issue.
KT have also done the wrong thing by getting most of the staff out of the village... sure there are more beds in the village but the atmosphere of the old days is gone because everyone has to deal with wildlife, cops and idiot drivers to get home now.